The VIA Rail station at Qualicum Beach BC sits quietly in the morning mist. It hasn't seen a passenger train for 2.5 years. There is promise of service resuming in the future, sometime...
Westbound Amtrak 3 pulls into the Galesburg depot.
Private Varnish La Contesa (ex-ATSF) laying over in Sparks, Nevada. It ran up from Oakland on Saturday on 6 and back on Sunday on 5. This was an annual event. A Roger Puta Photograph
High Green For the Last Time The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus train is stretched out through the Virginia fields. The ex-Norfolk & Western color position signal displays a ... (more)
Snow clearance on the Furka pass line of the Dampfbahn Furka Bergstrecke (DFB) (Furka steam railway) . The Steffenbach bridge, which is folded down during the winter to give the avalanches a free ... (more)
In a timeless scene, an operator has just emerged from AC Tower to grab a quick smoke on a cool spring evening between trains. In reality, AC Tower is decommissioned but preserved, and the person ... (more)
Block Operator: Another piece of railroading lost to time is the station agent, or in this case, the block operator. Where train orders were in effect, the block operator would relay instru... (more)
To get a nice, unobstructed view of Baltimore Penn Station, you need to look from way above - lest the 51 foot tall aluminum sculpture entitled "Male/Female" block the way of this 1911 B... (more)
In the early morning hours of a cool spring day, the Norfolk & Western's signature CPL style signals stand guard at control point Dogwood, just outside of Altavista, displaying its 'stop' indicati... (more)
Seen here is the east portal of tunnel # 1 on the old subsidiary DRGW route (Tintic Range Railway) through the Tintic Mountains to Eureka, UT. The right of way is nothing more than a four wheeler ... (more)
This magnificent Terminal is one of the biggest in Argentina, serving General Roca Line and connected directly to subway C line. Urban and intercity trains departed from here to the south includin... (more)
The rarely-opened Susquehanna River bridge along Amtrak's Northeast Corridor was opened today for two sailboats to pass through out of the Havre de Grace Marine Center.
In May 1993 the Southern Railway Historical Association was granted a tour of the NS Norris Yard in Birmingham and I found this relic of the steam era still standing tall.
This former C&O Vanderbilt steam locomotive tender was being used in MOW service. Too bad the steam engine that went with it didn't survive.